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Nine-months pregnant woman, 39, and her baby boy survive after she was shot in the stomach by a stray bullet in the doorway of her Philadelphia home

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A nine-months pregnant woman was standing with her husband in the doorway of their Philadelphia home on Wednesday evening when police say a stray bullet hit her in the stomach.  The 39-year-old victim was rushed to a hospital, where doctors performed emergency C-section and were able to save the lives of both the mother and child. The Philadelphia Police Department said the incident took place at around 7.30pm on Wednesday in the 1800 block of East Atlantic Street. A nine-months pregnant woman was standing in the doorway of her home in the 1800 block of East Atlantic Street in Philadelphia on Wednesday when a stray bullet hit her in the stomach  The woman collapsed, wounded, and was rushed to the hospital, where doctors performed emergency C-section and saved the lives of the mother and child  As the mom-to-be was standing in the doorway while her husband smoked a cigarette, a gunshot rang out. When the woman looked down, she saw that she had been shot in the abdomen. Several children

Match of the spray: 1,000 fans go through anti-Covid disinfection pods before being allowed to watch Northern Ireland play football

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One thousand fans went through anti-Covid disinfection pods before being allowed to watch Northern Ireland play football tonight. Every supporter was asked to step through one of the pods before the crunch showdown at 7.45pm, which welcomed Slovakia to Belfast's Windsor Park for the UEFA 2020 Play-off finals match. The machine, built by 4Ur Protection, helps to limit the spread of coronavirus by firstly taking a reading of fans' temperatures using an infrared scanner. If all the measurements look normal, they can proceed to the next stage and move forward into what is called the 'sanitising tunnel'. A member of the public pauses in a disinfection pod prior to the UEFA Euro 2020 Play-off Finals Match at Windsor Park in Belfast on Thursday evening A man stands inside the disinfection pod ahead of the crunch showdown, which welcomed Slovakia to Belfast's Windsor Park for the UEFA 2020 Play-off finals match UV light is then used to kill off any other germs on the person

'Now you're really naked!' Moment male Times Square tourist rips off Naked Cowboy's underwear as he performs for revelers celebrating Biden's election

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The famous guitar-playing Naked Cowboy nearly had his underwear torn off by a prankster during celebrations of Joe Biden’s election victory in New York’s Times Square on Saturday. Video uploaded to social media shows the cowboy, whose real name is Robert Burck, playing guitar while singing Country Roads by John Denver as revelers gathered around and sang along. ‘One of these guys in the crowd just ran up and tore at the Naked Cowboys underwear and then yelled “Now you're naked”,’ independent web journalist Elad Eliahu, 27, told the New York Post.   The Naked Cowboy, the Times Square entertainer whose real name is Robert Burck, was playing his guitar and singing for revelers on Saturday who gathered in the area to celebrate Joe Biden's election victory Suddenly, one man rushed over toward him and tried to rip off his underwear The man kept pulling on Burck's underwear, sending Burck to the ground Burck is seen above being helped up by Good Samaritans who witnessed the biza

'All I could do was sit on the floor and cry': Family of Dallas dentist shot dead in murder-for-hire plot by her lover's jilted ex-girlfriend reveal moment they learned of her grisly death

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Friends and family of pediatric dentist Kendra Hatcher, who was shot dead in 2015 in a horrific murder-for-hire plot, are revealing how they first found out about her tragic killing.  Kendra Hatcher, 35, was shot in the head in September 2, 2015 in the parking garage of her apartment building in Dallas, Texas.  The bloody killing was planned by jilted woman Brenda Delgado out of envy because Hatcher was dating her ex-boyfriend Ricardo Paniagua, prosecutors said. She was accused of hiring two people to kill Hatcher and rob her to make it look like a random violent crime. Delgado was found guilty of capital murder in June 2019 and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. In the case Kristopher Love was found guilty of capital murder in October 2018 for firing the shot that killed Hatcher and Crystal Cortes was also convicted for driving the getaway car.   Friends and family of pediatric dentist Kendra Hatcher, 35, who was shot dead in 2015 in a horrific murder-for

London gym owner is fined £67,000 and could be jailed for refusing to shut during lockdown after two-day stand-off when council officials issue him with closure order

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A gym owner has been fined £67,000 for breaking coronavirus rules - and could be charged with a criminal offence and even jailed if he carries on opening his business during lockdown. Andreas Michli refused to close his gym in Wood Green, north London, and was shut down by more than 30 police officers. The 34-year-old had vowed on social media to flout the Government's coronavirus lockdown rules announced by the prime minister two weeks ago and remained open despite the risk of arrest and a massive fine. As a result the huge group of officers were deployed to close the work-out facilities at the Zone Gym and stop customers from exercising during two raids - one on Tuesday evening and another yesterday morning. He has now been fined £67,000 by the local council and ordered by magistrates to keep the gym closed until next Tuesday when he will contest the full closure of the premises in court. The London Borough of Haringey today (applied in court for a civil order to not only close t

'Now I need a wife as special as my mom!': Record setting athlete with Down syndrome gifts triathlon medal from historic race to his mother and thanks her for taking care of him

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Special Olympic athlete Chris Nikic gifted his mom with his Ironman triathlon completion medal after he made history when he became the first person with Down's syndrome to finish the grueling race.  In a heartwarming video posted to Nikic's Instagram on Monday, the athlete could be seen showing off his stellar accomplishment to his mother.  Nikic takes off the medal and proceeds to put it on his mother, who exclaims how proud she is of him.  In a heartwarming video posted to Chris Nikic's Instagram on Monday, the athlete could be seen showing off his medal to his mother. He shared in the post that he had promised to give her his first medal The two share a loving hug as they continue to celebrate Nikic's impressive accomplishment. His mother had been unable to attend Ironman The two share a loving hug as they continue to celebrate Nikic's impressive accomplishment.  On Saturday, the 21-year-old swam 2.4 miles, cycled 112 miles, and ran a 26.2-mile marathon in 16

Manhattan apartment vacancies climbed to 16,145 in October - the highest level in 14 years - despite rent prices falling 16% from last year

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The number of empty apartments in Manhattan reached its highest level in 14 years last month despite rents dropping to record lows as landlords desperately try to bring in new tenants.  A market report released this week found 16,145 rental apartments in Manhattan sat empty in October, a slight increase from the 15,923 vacancies the month before.   That rate has tripled from the nearly 5,100 vacancies this time last year as many New Yorkers who fled from the Big Apple at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic have yet to return as the city weathers a struggling surge in crime.   The report, from appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and brokerage firm Douglas Elliman Real Estate, shows that Manhattan's vacancy rate hit a record high for the sixth month in a row at just over six percent - up from the one to two percent prior to the pandemic.    Meanwhile median rent in the city has plummeted by nearly 16 percent over the course of this year to $2,868, the lowest level in nine and a half years